Happy Dam Mother’s Day!

Yes, I wrote that title. You’re welcome. It’s a very special day, indeed. Mothers must be cherished all year, but especially on “their” day. The two most important women in my life – without a doubt – have been my mother and the mother of my five children, my beloved wife. Abraham Lincoln said, “All […]

Registration Open for AHC’s Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the American Horse Council’s (AHC) 2018 Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum, to be held at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. Registration information, along with a tentative schedule, is available on the AHC website. The theme of the National Issues Forum will be “Let’s Capitalize On It!” and will focus […]

Horse Industry Generates $122 Billion Economic Impact

The $122 billion equine industry is a growing segment of the U.S. economy, employing 1.74 million people, according to a recent economic impact study. The 2017 Economic Impact Study of the U.S. Horse Industry found that the care, business and recreation surrounding the 7.2 million horses in the country generated $79 billion in total salaries. […]

Horse Owners: Be Counted In Ag Census

The American Horse Council (AHC) is urging all trainers, owners and breeders to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. Forms were mailed in Dec., and the deadline to respond is Feb. 5. Data from the survey helps […]